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The National Army, ready to begin immunization against COVID-19

CHISINAU, March 2, 2021 - The National Army received today the first batch of vaccine against COVID-19.

According to the head of the Military Inspectorate of the Ministry of Defense, Colonel Victor Pirtina, the 140 doses of AstraZeneca were sent to the Central Military Clinical Hospital in Chisinau by the National Agency for Public Health through the Public Health and Food Safety Directorate.

The immunization campaign in the National Army will start on Wednesday, March 3, with the vaccination of medical workers from the Central Military Hospital (CMH) participating in the treatment of patients infected with the new coronavirus.

In accordance with the provisions of the order of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Protection No. 93 of February 5 on the implementation of the National Immunization Plan against COVID, employees of structures for maintaining and ensuring public order, defense and state security will be vaccinated in the -the second stage of the immunization campaign.

It should be mentioned that the 21,600 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine, offered free of charge by Romania, were delivered on Saturday, February 27, 2021, to the Republic of Moldova and distributed to the National Agency for Public Health.

The AstraZeneca vaccine is pre-qualified by the World Health Organization and registered in the Republic of Moldova, by the Agency for Medicines and Medical Devices, on February 26. It has an effectiveness of 63-90%, the administration interval being from 4-12 weeks. The AstraZeneca vaccine has been approved so far in over 50 countries, the first country being the United Kingdom, followed by the EU and India.

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